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Stalky \Stalk"y\ (-[y^]), a. Hard as a stalk; resembling a stalk.

At the top [it] bears a great stalky head.


a. Long and thin, like a stalk of a plant.


Stálky is a village and municipality ( obec) in Znojmo District in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of , and has a population of 157 (as at 28 August 2006).

Stálky lies approximately west of Znojmo, south-west of Brno, and south-east of Prague.

Usage examples of "stalky".

For since the most naturall distinction is made from the production of leaf or stalk, and plants after the two first seminall leaves, do either proceed to send forth more leaves, or a stalk, and the folious and stalky emission distinguisheth herbs and trees.

The Stalky Little Boy started in before I even had breakfast on the table I always know when it's him instead of Seth because his eyes aren't dark brown but almost black.

It was like red jelly, thin and stalky, pulped under a gravity a hundred times stronger and an atmosphere ten thousand times heavier than that it had been made for.

He saw them as a flock of stalky wading birds, dazzlingly competent with their sprightly hops and debonair pivots.